The most colorful places on the planet
Some of the world's attractions are natural, others have experienced human intervention, but even in these cases, the result of such cooperation is impressive.
Pictures of the most beautiful and inspiring corners of the Earth.
Red Beach, Liaohe River, China
in the Liaoning province of China Beach rivers turn red due to the mix of dead algae with salt water. Every year thousands of tourists come to admire this rare sight.
Tunnel of Love, Ukraine
Wood formed the "Tunnel of Love", stretches about one kilometer. It is believed that there is a couple in love can propose any desire, and if love is real, then it will come true.
The lake Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni - the biggest dried-up salt lake in the world. In the rainy season, from November to March, marsh transformed into a huge mirror: salt cell covered by a thin layer of clear water, in which the sky is reflected, and it is quite clear where, actually, horizon.
Bamboo Forest Sagano, Japan
Forest Sagano is a picturesque alley, consisting of thousands of towering bamboo trees up. Most popular place has become not only because of its extraordinary beauty, but also a special sound that occurs as a result of contact with the wind bamboo stalks. Forest Visitors say that this sound vaguely reminiscent of the music has a very calming effects and enveloping sense of harmony.
Park-Hitachi Seaside, Japan
This park covers 190 hectares, and a variety of different plants and flowers dwells in its territory, blossoming at different times of the year. Now it is decorated with sky-blue flowers nemofily making a truly unearthly landscape.
Forest Hallerbos, Belgium
The reason that the forest takes on a magical appearance - a dense carpet of bluebell flowers. They bloom in late spring and early summer, filling the space Hallerbosa all shades of blue and purple. At that time, the forest becomes a place of pilgrimage for many photographers, attracted by the mystical beauty of the bells.
The ice cave Mendenhall, Alaska
The trend of melting glaciers worldwide, resulting in a year-on-year, visitors to the cave appear all new pictures. Exposed trees, frozen into a glacier thousands of years ago, even changing the color characteristic of the cave - with turquoise, they were replaced by light blue. Perhaps time and global warming will do the job, and the cave Mendenhall will be part of history.
Park Ashikaga Flower, Japan
Ashikaga Flower Park is located in the same city in the province of Tochigi Honshu island in Japan. The park covers about 8, 2 hectares and is famous for its various kinds of wisteria. The park is growing centenary wisteria, as well as about 160 wisteria, which is about 60 years and 1,500 azaleas, which is already more than sixty years.
Dead Valley, Namibia
Namibe ( "a place where there is nothing") considered to be the oldest desert in the world. It has existed for 80 million years and was formed during the time of dinosaurs.
Fields of tulips in Lisse, Netherlands
Arriving in Lisse, a community in the province of South Holland, situated in the west of the Netherlands, it is necessary in the period from early March to late August, when everything is buried in the bright flowering bulb fields.
Rape fields in Liuping, China
In the early spring, when the yellow flowers of rape are in full bloom, the area takes the form of "golden sea" - a show that turns Liuping in something like Mecca for photographers. The best time to visit this festival of nature is from February to March to June presentation comes to an end.
The hot springs of Pamukkale, Turkey
Among the most beautiful and amazing places in the world can not fail to mention the Turkish Pamukkale. Stone terraces, on which flows water from a distance resemble icebergs and huge flakes of wool. Perhaps because of this place and received its name, which translated into Russian means Cotton Castle.
Pink Lake Retba Senegal
The reason for the unique color of the water is in a lake inhabited by cyanobacteria - the most ancient organisms appeared on Earth 3, 5 billion years ago. In addition to them in the brine is no other organic life. The concentration of salt in the lake Retba almost 1, 5 times more than in the Dead Sea
The lavender fields of Provence, France
Flowering from June to August, lavender paint gives amazing natural landscapes of Provence - from smoky-purple to blue-violet, depending on weather conditions and the pores of flowering. Tours - lavender roads - are routed through the fields, flower farms and picturesque villages mainly in the north of the province.
Black Forest Black Forest, Germany
Black Forest - this is the Black Forest, where the adventures of heroes went Brothers Grimm and Hauff. Even if you did not go, these tales breathe miracles Black Forest forest, as he remembers the terrible witch, fairy woodsman and gnomes. The slopes of the mountains in the Black Forest are overgrown by dark fir trees, so it is called "black".
The volcano Dallol, Ethiopia
The Sleeping Volcano Dallol and the surrounding area known as the hottest place on Earth, as in the period from 1960 to 1966, an absolute record in mean annual temperature (+34 ºC) was established here. However, the record temperature is not the only famous than the Dallol area. The fact that local landscapes appear alien due to potash, manganese, iron, which washed away the surface of the hot springs and paint it in almost all colors of the rainbow.
Park Takinoue, Japan
The park is located two hours north of Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan's second largest island. It is famous for flowers schibazakura (or pink Moss). Tiny pink flowers spread on 100,000 square meters around.
Antelope Canyon, USA
Antelope Canyon - a wonderful creation of nature, which is a bizarre sand rock with giant gaps. For centuries, water and wind to grind in red sandstone recess a few hundred meters. Every few years, during heavy rains every canyon flooded with water. It rainwater, slowly flowing and carrying with it a grain of sand, for many years formed the graceful lines of the relief in the rocks
The river Caño Cristales, Colombia
In Colombia, in the south of the mountain chain Macarena originates Caño Cristales - the most beautiful river in the world. It is called the "river of five colors" - it combines the bright colors of yellow, blue, green, black and red. All these colors Caño Cristales receives through numerous algae, which grow luxuriantly in the crystal clear water.
The marble caves of Patagonia, Chile,
The marble caves - this layer of pure white marble, which has been embossed on the surface of the earth as a result of different tectonic processes in the Earth's crust thousands of years ago. After that, thousands of years marble cutter processed by wind and water, and bought elaborate outlines that in the game of shadows and reflections from the blue waters of Lake General Carrera Province acquire absolutely fantastic shapes and colors.
Rainbow rock Danks, China
Today, tourists from around the world gather in the Chinese province of Gansu, to enjoy the local scenery. The main attraction - a geological formation, called "Danks landscape", which means "pink cloud."